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Friday, 12 October 2018

Pursuing holiness in the 21st century

Do you know what it means to live a holy life? When you make a decision to be set apart from the world and live in holiness, you will unlock the supernatural! Get three ways to live a holy life below.




There’s a dimension of living you can only experience when you make a decision to please the Father in every area of your life. In that dimension, Jesus becomes real to you and manifests Himself to you. As you discover how to be holy, His power becomes alive in you.

Just after the turn of the 20th century, God poured out His Spirit and started a revival on Azusa Street in California. It was an awesome time, a time when people’s entire lives were turned inside out. Everything else in their world seemed to lose importance. Supernatural things were happening, and God was manifesting Himself in their midst.

The people involved in the Azusa Street Revival soon began to be known to the world as “holiness” people. They got that title because they were so obviously different from everyone else. Few believers today even know what holiness means. Even fewer understand the outpouring of God that comes to those who dare to step into it.

What Is Holiness?

“You put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.” –Ephesians 4:24 (NKJV)


This scripture tells us that righteousness and holiness are two different things. Righteousness is what happened to you when you were born again.  You were made righteous when you made Jesus Christ the Lord of your life. He provided right-standing with God for you at the Cross.


But holiness is another matter.  Exactly what does the word holiness mean? It simply means “separation to God” or “conduct befitting those so separated.”

Read more here

Friday, 21 September 2018

I won an award today

Or from a caterpillar into a butterfly, what a beautiful one!

I did not even respond to the email yet
This was a high point of my day
One of them (one of the many).

So the first thing I would say is that there are ten more awesome Christian bloggers you should be following if you want to develop your Christian life. Starting from blogville, I met some of the most amazing brothers and sisters and we shared our lives with one another, our thoughts, our fears and prayers and grew into much more than friends, we became confident and then we formed the Nigerian digital committee. You have much to gain from your blogville fam and all the other nine bloggers will bless different areas of your life, they will enhance your secret place, your allotted special time with the Lord because they will challenge and push you to become the dream that God has for you.

When I started blogging
I worried about getting traffic
I even tried to be like others
Soon I settled into being myself

If you get traffic and you don't edify
You become a member of the same the same
and you get no chance to change another's life
So I stuck with blogging God, faith and family
which is the real me

So even though I longed to copy others
I had to maintain the real me
The one who breathed in God and the Holy Ghost
So that even though I was different from others
I accepted me for who I am.



So today I receive this award
I had the speech all planned out but now...nothing
I just want to say thanks to CouponCode.ng for picking my blog
(click the link and read guys)
I am so grateful to them for seeing this blog and highlighting it
I still pray that the people who read this are blessed with the presence of God
That they find comfort, strength, faith and the tenacity and perseverance required to live the Christian life
I pray that the peace of God will fill their souls with the love of God and the peace that the Prince of peace, Jesus, gives.

I pray that the Lord God, Yahweh would be with them as He is with me and mine, that Heb 13:5-6 would come alive for them and for their families that they would have a vital relationship with the Lord through His Spirit, that they would always hunger and thirst after the Lord and have a God-consciousness daily in Jesus name, amen. I pray that they would find purpose, connect the dots and recieve the coordinates that Jehovah El-Shaddai gives, that the Lord Most High, El- Elyon would be the most High and yet be their shepherds.

Thank you so much.

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

How faith works...

I can give you my story
but this is more coherent
Have a wonderful read and make up your mind to practice something that is faith daily
After a while, you can boldly say that you live everyday by faith.

The bible agrees with this way of living

The just shall live by faith.
It occurs in about four or five places in the bible so you know it's pretty important.

Here's an excerpt of this month's faith magazine
Between 2009-2014 I just to read this while speaking in tongues out loud

I love the word of God
I love the Holy Ghost
I also love speaking in tongues
When I do this, the Holy Ghost can handle stuff I don't know anything about.

Learning how to walk by faith is simply willingness to do the word of God
The Holy Spirit loves to work with willing people.

Here is the excerpt finally:



Dear child,

When you’re believing God for something and the devil tries to convince you that faith doesn’t work, here’s something you can do: Go outside and point out to the devil all the things you see around you. Tell him to take a good look at the grass, the trees, the birds, the sun, the sky and everything else. Then ask him a few questions. 

Say, “Mr. Devil, do you know what all these things are made of? Do you know what the basic substance is that produced them? I do. They’re made of a supernatural substance called faith! Everything in this universe was produced by that substance. It’s the spiritual force that brought into existence every divinely created thing. As Hebrews 11 says, ‘Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Through faith…the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear’” (verses 1, 3).

I can pretty much guarantee you, before you even get finished quoting those verses, the devil will have heard enough. He’ll be out of there, and you’ll have preached yourself happy. Instead of being discouraged and tempted to doubt, you’ll be ready to double down on your believing. You’ll be thinking, Whooo-boy! I’m surrounded by living proof of what the God kind of faith can do!

“That sounds great, Brother Copeland, but there’s a big difference between my faith and the force God released at Creation. I do the best I know how but I certainly can’t operate in God’s kind of faith.”

Yes, you can! Jesus confirmed it in Mark 11:22 when He commanded us as His disciples to “have faith in God.” According to Greek scholars, what He said there can literally be translated, Have the God kind of faith.

“What?! How on earth am I supposed to do that?” you might ask. 
It’s actually very simple. “Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” (Romans 10:17). So, you can get as much of God’s faith as you want just by availing yourself of His WORD. 

God’s WORD has His faith in it! That’s why it’s called “the word of faith” (Romans 10:8). When you read it, hear it, meditate on it and speak it, it empowers you to believe. It creates in you God’s very own faith because He filled it with that faith when He released it. 

Just as your physical body is designed by God to feed on certain natural substances, your spirit, which is created in God’s likeness and image, is designed by Him to feed on His WORD. His WORD is spirit food! It strengthens and nourishes your inner man with the very life of God.

Matthew 4:4 says, “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.” So, if God said it, you can feed on it. You can receive it and it will produce in you the force of divine faith. Then you can release that force to go to work in your life.

To read the rest of this teaching download the September BVOV magazine here.

Friday, 31 August 2018

She's a blessing, for those who are done wearing 'masks'

She is a prayer
I don't mind being wild
Even though I look quiet on the outside

Her words move something inside me
The enemy made a mistake when he touched her
Glory to God

Word: There are some things that God will not touch until you ask Him
He cares

I daresay, you are who God says you are
I pray that you discover it all

Because God sent His son to hell for you

Push, because when you push, God will pull
He's faithful


Monday, 27 August 2018

You always have a choice

Credit: Saveur


Many people
rich
influential
smart
authority figures
beautiful
older
younger
qualified
will tell you their opionion
They will seat you down
and convince you
Yet
the choice is yours

You are the one who will determine what you believe
What you believe
will become your reality
This is what I do
I always ask for a second opinion
and a third
and a fourth
a fifth
etc

If I still don't feel right inside about what I am hearing
I see the word
The word is true
Final arbiter
Final authority
It is yet better than myths
No myths can rise higher than God's word
You should not
Believe a myth above the word

Let the word be more important to you than your necessary food
If God says yes
Don't be the one to say no
by saying no
align with the enemy

By the enemy
I mean satan

align with God
It is in aligning with God that your faith grows

Read my partners letter for the month of September.

Friday, 20 July 2018

How to pray when...



I googled how to pray when you are slandered and this is what I came up with so I have added this to my list of prayers. 
You would think...
But because I can control my thoughts I choose to not go in that direction.
What does the enemy want to do?
He wants to discourage me so that I don't pursue the call of God on my life. Since this is the direction to go, I am to chase after God as I obey His call of God for my life.
I am to weed out those who pretend to support me publicly but speak against me privately. It is better to have one friend than to have one hundred enemies who pretend to be friends.
Funny enough in recent times, those who have initially been aggressive towards me have helped me move towards the goal of my life than those who have tried to be friendly.
Don't try to be friendly, have a definite command from the Lord so that you don't have to keep wavering in many directions.
In my opinion, the moment you have a command from the Lord, it is easier to face the command than when you are trying to do many things in your strength and getting nowhere fast when you can be coasting on the strength of the Lord God.
I am an enigma because the goodness of God is evident on my life. How many of my attackers have had it this good with the Lord? His protection on my life and family has been a fiery wonder. I am so glad and my heart is filled with joy. I pray that my attackers would experience the Lord face to face so they know He's real. 

Lord my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:
Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
Lord my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands;
If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:)
Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.
Arise, O Lord, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded.
So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore return thou on high.
The Lord shall judge the people: judge me, O Lord, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me.
Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.
10 My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart.
11 God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.
12 If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
13 He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors.
14 Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
15 He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.
16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
17 I will praise the Lord according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the Lord most high.

Amen

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Knowing the Holy Spirit as your best friend

Building a relationship with the Holy Spirit is key!
To the word of God coming alive for you
God loves you more than you love yourself
He loves you more than anyone loves you



Seek Him
If you ask, He will come.
He's good
He's the best Father ever

Your earthly Father is no match for Him
Seek the Lord and receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit

There is a lot of understanding in this video from a 27 year old man
About the outpouring of the Holy Spirit

And this is the season for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit season
This is the time for the Holy Spirit to break out over the earth
And do not on the earth, the will of heaven

Heaven is for you
It is your home presently
It is your inheritance

You can experience eternal life on earth
That's why Jesus died.

WATCH more


Monday, 2 July 2018

What the gifts of the Spirit are - By Rick Renner

Uprooting Destructive Emotions From Your Life by Rick Renner
July 2018  •  read on our website
Dear Tessa,

Listen to the Teaching Letter here(Read by Rick's son Joel Renner)

I am sitting here today in my living room in Moscow, praying over the needs of our partners. My heart is so filled with thanksgiving when I think of you — I am grateful for your prayers for us and for your support of our ministry. Praying for you is part of my responsibility to you before God, and it is one of the greatest joys of my life.

One of my prayers is that you will come to know the fullness of the power of the Holy Spirit. For this reason, I am writing to you this month about the supernatural working of the gifts of the Spirit. I trust that my letter encourages you to launch out by faith to move in these supernatural manifestations!
 
SPIRITUAL GIFTS

Let’s begin in First Corinthians 12:7, where Paul wrote, “But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.”

In the passage in First Corinthians 12:7-11, Paul unequivocally stated that the gifts of the Holy Spirit are manifestations of the Spirit to the Church. Since they are manifestations of the Spirit, they must be good, because He only does what is good and profitable for us. In addition, this verse plainly tells us that the Holy Spirit doesn’t just want to be present in the Church — He wants to manifest Himself in the Church. And one way He manifests Himself is through spiritual gifts, including the gifts of the Spirit listed in this passage.

In Romans 12, Paul lists other spiritual gifts, such as teaching, exhortation, giving, administration, and so on. These, too, are spiritual gifts that are supernaturally imparted by the Holy Spirit. But in my letter today, I’m going to focus on the gifts of the Spirit as enumerated in these verses in First Corinthians 12.
 
GOD WANTS THE GIFTS TO OPERATE IN EVERY PERSON
TO BRING BENEFIT TO THE WHOLE BODY

Paul stated that these spiritual gifts are designed by God to operate in “every man” (v. 7). The words “every man” is from the Greek word hekastos, which is an all-inclusive term that includes every single person, with no one excluded. It plainly means that God wants everyChristian to function in spiritual gifts. “No one excluded” really means no one excluded! That means explicitly that the Holy Spirit wants to manifest these gifts through you!

Paul continued to say that when these gifts are at work, they cause everyone to “profit.” The Greek word for “profit” describes something that is a benefit. This means the operation of spiritual gifts bring benefit to the Church.

The devil knows these spiritual gifts are beneficial, and that is the reason he has withstood their operation in the Church and even tried to theologically convince people they passed away with the death of the apostles. You see, the devil knows that when a supernatural element of the Holy Spirit is at work in the Church, it brings a dimension of Christ to the Church that it otherwise doesn’t know. These manifestations of the Spirit are essential if the supernatural power of Christ is going to continue inside the Church of Jesus Christ.

SPECIFICALLY, WHAT ARE
THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT?

There were sundry spiritual gifts in operation in the Corinthian congregation. But in First Corinthians 1:5, Paul affirmed which gifts were most common in the Church there. He says, “That in every thing ye are enriched by Him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge….”

The word “utterance” is the Greek word logos, which refers to something that is vocal. By using this word, Paul was referring to vocal gifts of the Holy Spirit. The word “knowledge” is the Greek word gnosis, which describes knowledge or insight. As used here, it refers to revelatory gifts of the Holy Spirit that impart supernatural knowledge or supernatural insight.

In First Corinthians 12, Paul listed a broad range of spiritual gifts. Among those were vocal gifts and revelatory gifts. The vocal gifts include tongues, interpretation of tongues, and prophecy. These are spiritual gifts that when vocalized, they convey a message from God to a specific person or to a congregation. The Church at Corinth was overflowing with such gifts.

The revelatory gifts of the Holy Spirit include word of wisdom, word of knowledge, and discerning of spirits. The word of wisdom enables one to possess supernatural wisdom that he could not naturally possess. The word of knowledge enables a person to supernaturally know details or facts that he could not naturally know. The discerning of spirits enables one to possess the supernatural ability to see into a spiritual situation or to discern what kind of spiritual forces are at work, which could never be seen or known without revelation. These revelatory gifts were also in abundance in the Church at Corinth.

Paul’s list of gifts in First Corinthians 12 included additional gifts, such as the gifts of faith, healings, and miracles, and certainly there are variations of these manifestations. But when Paul described what gifts primarily operated among the Corinthians, he noted vocal gifts and revelatory gifts — tongues, interpretation of tongues, prophecy, word of wisdom,word of knowledge, and discerning of spirits.

The Church at Corinth was so “enriched” with these particular manifestations that Paul sensed it was necessary to write an entire chapter about how to manage the operation of these spiritual gifts (see 1 Corinthians 14)!

So many gifts were in operation in Corinth that the congregation had to be instructed on how to properly administer them in a single church service. Today it seems we’re thankful if we see just one of these gifts in operation in a service. Yet in Corinth, there were so many of these regular operations of the Spirit that they had to learn how to correctly make room for them in each service.
 
WE ARE COMMANDED
TO DESIRE SPIRITUAL GIFTS!

Paul never rebuked or corrected the Corinthians for having so many spiritual gifts. In fact, he told them to “desire” spiritual gifts when he wrote these words in First Corinthians 14:1, “Follow after love and desire spiritual gifts….”

The Greek word for “desire” means to be fervently boiling with zealousness for a thing. This is not a mere want or wish. This word emphatically means Paul wanted them to possess an intense longing and boiling zealousness to have more and more of these spiritual manifestations. Why was this so important that Paul told the Corinthian believers to zealously desire these gifts? He knew that the gifts were vital to bring the supernatural dimension of Christ to the Church. That is why Paul really wanted the Corinthian Christians to fervently boil with desire for them!

Since God’s Word is true throughout all generations, we know that Paul was also telling usto desire the operation of spiritual gifts in our lives and in our churches. This is God’s commandment to you and me and our respective churches!

Oh, how much God has in store for us if we would just open our hearts to the fullness of the Holy Spirit! I encourage you to throw away fear and apprehension — and embrace these supernatural gifts so they can bring a divine benefit to you and to your church. Pray for it and step out in faith to let these divine gifts operate in you. That is my prayer for you this month!

If this letter has been a blessing to you, please feel free to make copies and share it with a few friends who are also seeking to see more of the gifts of the Spirit in operation. Let’s try to encourage each other in this very important matter

Also, please let Denise and me and our prayer team know how to pray more specifically for you, and we will go to prayer on your behalf immediately when we hear from you. If you’ll let us know about your need, we will pray, and that is a promise!

We love you and thank God for you!

We are your brother and sister, friends, and partners in Jesus Christ,
 



 
 
Rick and Denise Renner
along with Paul, Philip, and Joel and their families

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

When your family is filled with the Holy Ghost

It's an adventure
Listen to Shawn Bolz


This is the future
In a time when the Wiz Kid's of the world are promoting the world's values
Let's promote the kingdom of God in our life and living

Enough of the crab mentality
God wants to do amazing things in every Christian
If you would believe!

Let's believe the Lord

Thursday, 14 June 2018

How to use authority

I wrote something that is true but in Africa truth is rarely accepted.
So just listen to the video and learn about reigning and ruling in Christ Jesus.

Not reigning and ruling over God's people but reigning and ruling over principalities and powers, over the forces of darkness.

We cannot deny that they exist
We should not deny that God is greater
Neither should we deny that the Christian is greater
Because we were designed to reign and rule with Christ Jesus.




Wednesday, 13 June 2018

A season of harvest...

Credit: Connie Manion


There is no reason to fear because we have God's help and assistance to carry out the end time assignment. There is also the help of angels.

Heb 2:14
Angels minister to the heirs of salvation.

I believe that I am a part of God's end time army.
You can be too.

I hope that this word encourages you as it did me.


Working with the Harvesting Angels 
A Word by Travis Holland
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Working with the Harvesting Angels 
A Word by Travis Holland

It’s 1am and I could not sleep until I wrote this word out that the Lord showed me. I got this vision about a month ago and have been meditating on it. I have seen similar words about the harvest being released which to me always gives a confirmation of what God is showing me and what He is doing in this season.

I saw Jesus standing before a wheat field. He started walking into the field with His arms out and the palms of His hands face down as to gently touch the top of the wheat. He then spoke and said the time for preparation is over; it’s time to bring in the harvest. As soon as He said that I saw four Harvesting Angels standing on each corner of the field, they had a determined look upon their faces, like a track star waiting for the gun to shot before a race. They had harvesting sickles in their hands and were standing at the edge of the fields waiting for those that will labor with them. Then I saw men and women entering the field as one to help. As they entered the field, a gentle wind seemed to come from the North the South and East and the West all at the same time. It was helping keep the laborers cool and at ease as they worked and at the same time helping lift up the grains of wheat from the harvest so they could easily be gathered. The Angels would not make a step without us, as if they were waiting for us to start the work so they could join in. As we they labored with us you could see the look upon their face changed from determined and ready to pure joy.

There is a birthing within my spirit of knowing we are in that season of the Billion Soul Harvest as Bob Jones Prophesied back in 1983. This is the moment where we need to shed any disunity and rise up together as one body to bring in the harvest. We cannot do this one tribe, one denomination, or one man or woman. When I saw the people stepping into the field they stepped into it together as one. There was no one greater than the other, but yet they were all there for the same purpose; to join the Lord of the Harvest and the Harvesting Angels. The time is now, let’s rise up and step into the Harvest Field together.

​Matthew 20:1-14 the 11th hour laborer reaped the same benefit as those that have been laboring all day.

Matthew 9:38 Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. NKJV



Matthew 13:39b the harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are the angels. NKJV




Revelation 19:10b for I am only a fellow servant with you and one of your brothers and sisters who cling to what Jesus testifies. Worship God. The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. TPT


Travis Holland

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

With 15mins a DAY

Trying this out. I need to structure my day for more productivity spiritually and in my work.
—————————-
A young man approached me and asked what he could do to increase his productivity and ultimately change his life.
This was my response:
You need the 15min switch technique.
You start here and you can end up anywhere you choose.
What’s the 15min switch technique?
Well it’s investing your first hour a day into a 15mins per 4 tasks breakdown...
Here’s how it works:
First 15mins: Read God’s Word.
Did you know if you read the Bible for just 15mins a day you’ll be done with the whole bible in about 8 months.
Just 15mins a day.
If you focused on the epistles, with just 15mins of reading daily, you could finish an epistle a week. Just 15mins.
SWITCH...
Second 15mins:
Read a book. It could be a secular book or a book of faith.
Did you know that just reading a book for 15mins daily guarantees that you will finish the average book of less that 250 pages in about a month.
Can you imagine you a non reader, reading and finishing a book a month just because of 15mins?
Come on. Now that’s doable.
SWITCH
THIRD 15mins:
You plan your day.
Where are you going?
Who are you seeing?
What should your day look like? etc.
Take it from me, if you haven’t been doing this, your days will not only feel purposeless but as though someone else is in charge of your life.
It’s a HORRIBLE feeling.
SWITCH
FINAL 15mins:
You pray.
Gratitude comes first then...
Bless your day.
Bless your family.
Speak favorable outcomes over your expectations...
Speak in tongues.
God isn’t deaf and if you have to spend forever convincing God to hear you or help you, you either need to change your god or learn more about mine.
Someone could ask if 15mins of prayer is enough.
The question is what is enough?
Truth is, if all you did was pray 15mins daily, you’ll probably be praying longer than some of the best Christians I know.
In one hour a day, you could birth the impossible.
Suffice to say that the young man in just one year of the switch technique has made spectacular shifts in his life that I feel he owes me actually.
Thought to share.
Hope it helps you as it has me.

By Tim Grage

Tim Grage is the Lead Pastor of Citizen of Zion. He is happily married with two children.
You can get more of his messages at Citizen Of Zion
He is my college pastor and tutor and so had much to do with building my foundation on Jesus Christ. I hope that you would be imparted by him too. He has a heart to see God's people reach their full potential in God. I hope that you would learn from him as I have.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Who remembers the baker who refused to bake a cake because...

Baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, manages his shop Monday, June 4, 2018, in Lakewood, Colo. The U.S. Supreme Court said in a 7-2 ruling that Phillips had been the victim of anti-religious bias from the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which heard the 2012 complaint filed by Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins, the same-sex couple at the heart of the case. Craig and Mullins complained to the commission after Phillips refused to bake a cake for their wedding. - photo by Associated Press
Who remembers the baker who got into trouble because he wanted to stand up for his faith?
Yes, I do.

Read the story here

Well he's FREE.
Yes He is.

I am so giddy with joy that he is free. Yes He is in America and I am in Nigeria. Another Christian's win is my win. 

Read the story here:

In the Masterpiece Cakeshop lawsuit that reignited religious liberty and gay rights debates throughout the nation, a Monday, June 4, decision from U.S. Supreme Court justices leaves the issue far from settled.
Justices ruled in a 7-2 decision that Denver cakeshop owner Jack Phillips had been the victim of anti-religious bias from the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which heard the 2012 complaint filed by Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins, the same-sex couple at the heart of the case.
Craig and Mullins complained to the commission after Phillips refused to bake a cake for their wedding. The commission sided with the couple and Phillips began his appeal, setting off the nation’s top legal battle between religious liberty and gay rights of the past decade.
Monday’s decision wasn’t the black-and-white result that some in the debate hoped for — and it’s much less sweeping than the court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision of 2015, which legalized gay marriage nationwide.



You know the funniest thing. Everyone wants to fight for the gays. No one wants to fight for the Christians. A Christian should have their rights. The right to bake a cake or not bake a cake.

I am so glad that he won. They nearly lost their business and the whole world was rooting for them to lose it. 

That's a good one for the day.

Second report via a Christian with less biased reporting in my opinion:

Christians responded to the win, including Franklin Graham.He wrote on Twitter:



Phillipps has the weight of US evangelical support and backing from the White House behind him and will argue the constitution's free speech guarantees protect him from making a cake that would violate his religious beliefs against gay marriage. To the gay couple David Mullins and Charlie Craig, the baker's refusal represented a simple case of unlawful discrimination based on sexual orientation.
The brief encounter at Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop in the Denver suburb of Lakewood left Mullins and Craig distraught, according to Reuters. They filed a successful complaint with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the first step in the five-year-old legal battle that the nine justices will resolve in a ruling due by the end of June.
But the baker's lawyers argue that because his cakes are artistic, guarantees of freedom of speech and expression enshrined in the US Constitution's First Amendment protect Phillips from being forced to make baked creations that express a message he opposes on religious grounds.
Another report speaks clearing on the law encroaching on your home training. Read more here.


Other accounts can be found here.

What is your opinion?

Monday, 4 June 2018

I took those bullets for you...

I took those bullets for you, would you like to know what it is like to live for Me?

Read Todd White's testimony of how he got saved.

Watch this:



Whatever you say, God hears you
Take your word/s seriously
Everything you say.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

I will remain by your side - God

I Hear His Whisper...

"I will remain by your side"

My fire is coming to consume and purify your heart. I have a holy fire that is about to fall upon you and all those who long for Me. It is the fire of cleansing that I have reserved for those who love Me. You have passed through fire before and it left you strong. That was My fire of testing. For all who desire Me will be tried by fire. You have walked through the fire of misunderstanding and remained at My side through it all. But this fresh fire I will release to the earth is a fire that will cling to your soul and make you whole. It is fire-power, the power you need to bring My glory to the cities of the earth—this is what I am about to impart.

Many will fall away in the coming days who have resisted My fire. Have I not said that My angels are swift winds and My priests a blazing fire? Do I not send you out as flames to consume the hearts of men? Do not put out the Spirit's fire or resist the power and gifts that I give to you. For My Spirit-Fire will conquer cities and bring them to the feet of Jesus, My King.

Every day passes and becomes a memory, but My Living Presence is eternal, for I dwell among the eternal flames of fire. Torches of fire burn before My throne, the Seven Spirits of God. They have been sent out into all the earth to baptize My people with power and anoint My servants. Embrace the fire I give to you and you will receive power to endure and overcome the evil of this age. You have not yet seen what I will do with a generation that burns holy for Me.
Hebrews 1:7 The Passion Translation

And about His angels He says, "I make My angels swift winds, and My ministers fiery flames!"

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

My thoughts exactly...excited!


Over the past century, the Holy Spirit has been poured out in movements like Azusa Street, the 1920s Signs and Wonders, in 1948 the Latter Rain Movement, and in 1967 the global Charismatic Renewal overlapping with the Jesus People Movement. Let's also consider the Argentine Revival, Chinese House Church Explosion and the Third Wave Movement in the 1980s and beyond. We can also add in the historic outpourings of the Holy Spirit in the Toronto Blessing, Brownsville Revival, and others.
Now, God Is Pouring Out The Prophetic 2.0
On the Day of Atonement in 2014, the Lord audibly spoke to me and said, "The seeds that the seers and prophets sowed a generation ago have now come into maturation and fruition. Therefore, I will release again the gift of a detailed word of knowledge creating an atmosphere of awe, wonder and the fear of the Lord."
"It is no longer only about a few highly gifted leaders, but it is now about sending forth a loving army of God walking in the character of Christ, demonstrating signs and wonders to fulfill the Great Commission."
Did you catch that? The Lord wants to create an atmosphere of awe, wonder and fear of the Lord through the release of an increase in the gifts of the Holy Spirit demonstrated in new levels. The Body of Christ must learn to cooperate together and stop promoting the political spirit and its control structures. This sounds like a perfect recipe for a great harvest!
The Church is now ready for upgrades in the prophetic gifts. Things that were in their infancy stages years ago will now be taken to the next level. It's time for the Prophetic 2.0!
Key Scriptures for The Prophetic 2.0
"Behold, I will do a new thing. Now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert." (Isaiah 43:19)
"As the rain and the snow come down from Heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater so is My Word that goes out from My mouth: it will not return to Me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it." (Isaiah 55:10-11 NIV)
"But Moses said to him, 'Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the Lord's people were prophets, that the Lord would put His Spirit upon them!'" (Numbers 11:29)
"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord; and that He may send Jesus, the Christ appointed for you, whom Heaven must receive until the period of restoration of all things about which God spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from ancient time." (Acts 3:19-21)
"Pursue love, yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy. For one who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God; for no one understands, but in His Spirit He speaks mysteries. But one who prophesies speaks to men for edification and exhortation and consolation." (1 Corinthians 14:1-3)
A Brief History of the Modern Prophetic Movement
Signs, wonders and revelatory activity as recorded in Acts 2 mark the birthday of the Church under the New Covenant. "When the day of Pentecost had fully come..." (see Acts 2:1) there were manifestations of wind, fire, gifts of the Holy Spirit, conviction and conversion following the preaching of Good News. The prophetic promises as recorded in the book of Joel were having their initial fulfillment. But it is time for the greater works to come forth.
Throughout Church history, there have been ebbs and flows of Holy Spirit activity, revivals and awakenings. The following is a brief glance at the history of expressions of the modern Prophetic Movement over the past 120 years.
1904-1908 – Topeka, Kansas and Azusa Street Outpouring restores the baptism in the Holy Spirit with the gift of speaking in tongues. (Photo via James Goll)

1920s – The Signs and Wonders Movement emerges using both men and women in ministry.
1948 – 2 streams of the prophetic emerge: 1) the Latter Rain Movement and 2) the Healing and Deliverance Crusades as the nation of Israel has a rebirth.
1967 – 3 international streams of the Holy Spirit come forth: 1) Charismatic Renewal, 2) Jesus People Movement and 3) the Messianic Movement.
1980s – The Prayer Movement goes global while the Third Wave Movement crashes in upon traditional mindsets that previously promoted Cessationism.
1988 – There is a rebirth of the Prophetic Movement in two primary locations: Kansas City, MO and the pan handle of Florida with distinctions of the Seers and the Prophets spreading to multiple equipping centers around the globe.
1994 – The Toronto Blessing is poured out followed by the Brownsville Revival with massive global activity creating new centers and understandings of wineskins.
2004 and Beyond – A fresh worship movement emerges while the Apostolic Reformation takes shape as the prophetic moves into the marketplace.
2014-2018 – As we celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Great Reformation, the 4th Wave of the Holy Spirit begins emphasizing transformation.
TODAY! – It is the time of the convergence of the ages channeling empowered Believers towards a great harvest.
Can't You Talk Louder, God?
Applications from Previous Prophetic Movements
Earlier prophetic movements focused primarily on the following expressions of the prophetic gift and ministry.
• Prophetic Presbytery: 3 or 4 gifted elders functioned in a team ministering prophetically over a selected group of Believers.
• Singing in the Spirit: Congregations sang corporately in the gift of tongues to create an atmosphere of the manifested presence of God.
• Personal Prophecy Restored: In addition to the inspirational gift of prophecy, individual personal words termed "personal prophecy" were restored, released and multiplied.
• Platform Ministry was the Primary Expression: Even though the prophetic gifts were being restored, the primary applications were restricted to those who were sovereignly gifted – for the few, not the many.
Changes Within the Last Generation
"The Lord wants to create an atmosphere of awe, wonder and fear of the Lord through the release of an increase in the gifts of the Holy Spirit demonstrated in new levels."
Many changes have occurred in our understanding and applications concerning the revelatory gifts over the last generation.
• The Emergence of the Prophetic in Four Distinct Levels: These levels are: a) Spirit of Prophecy; b) Gift of Prophecy; c) Ministry of Prophecy; and d) Office of a Prophet.
• The Emergence of The Seer and The Prophet: Rather than being in suspicion and competition, these two divergent streams of the Holy Spirit began to value and appreciate one another. A culture of honor which cherishes diversity begins to form
• The Emergence of Men and Women Together: Previously, women were rarely released into leadership positions; therefore, women did not even participate in prophetic presbyteries. Today, room is being made for women in both ministry and leadership in every form of prophetic ministry.
• The Emergence of Joining the Generations: Instead of competing with one another, especially in the realm of the old prophets versus the young prophets, today we have the joining of generations. Fathers and mothers of the prophetic are recognized.
• The Emergence of True Voices Confronting the Religious Spirit: As the Third Wave Movement emerged, the religious spirit was exposed and a measure of cleansing came within the Church. This in turn released greater freedom and expression in the prophetic movement at large.
A Template for the Future
Much change has already taken place. But where are we headed? What does this coming Church-quake look like? What are some of the characteristics of the Prophetic 2.0? (Photo via James Goll)

• Political spirit is being exposed.
• Elitism and control structures are being confronted.
• A new prophetic language based out of the heart of love comes forth.
• Kingdom consultants are empowered to go from the Church to the world.
• ATM – a healthier Apostolic Team Ministry forms.
• Fear-Based eschatology is replaced by a glorious eschatology.
• 7 Spirits of God are released into the 7 cultural mountains.
• We shift from a culture of protectionism into a true second apostolic age of the Church where Believers become empowered by the Holy Spirit and are "sent ones". It is no longer only about a few highly gifted leaders, but it is now about sending forth a loving army of God walking in the character of Christ, demonstrating signs and wonders to fulfill the great commission.

A Time when Revelation 5:6 Becomes a Guiding Passage
"Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it has been slain, standing in the center of the throne, encircled by the four living creatures and the elders. He has seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent out into all the earth."
Prayer of Positioning for Ourselves for The Prophetic 2.0
Father, we are grateful for new beginnings and the period of time called the "restoration of all things" spoken by the holy prophets of old. We declare that we go from glory to glory in Christ Jesus. We are thankful for the opportunity as individuals, churches and ministries for the entire global prophetic movement to move into a broader, deeper and purer release of the prophetic. We declare it is time for the Prophetic 2.0 to come forth. May we grow in revelation, wisdom and application as we set our aim towards the end time great harvest to share the love of Jesus with the world. Amen and Amen! (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)